Recovering Personhood: When Religion and Tradition Still Matter
The Inklings, the Victorians, and the Moderns: Reconciling Tradition in the Modern Age | Christopher Butynskyi | Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Recently, I was discussing a new sci-fi show with a friend.
In the first episode, the villain monologues about how all free will is an illusion: we are merely the product of a complex algorithmic interplay of genes and environment. My friend and I were raised calvinists, so we’re used to being told that free will is a luxury not afforded to us. I’m a Ca…